IPOA Senior Procurement Jobs in Kenya

IPOA Senior Procurement Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

To provide professional procurement services to the Authority.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Guide and supervise procurement officers in conducting procurement matters

  • Assign tasks to procurement officers and assistant procurement officers

  • Review individual work plans for procurement officers and assistant procurement officers

  • Review reports allocated to Procurement officers and assistant procurement officers

  • Supervise, mentor, appraise procurement officers and assistant procurement officers

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Preparation of consolidated procurement plan in liaison with user departments

  • Maintain an accurate record of authority’s suppliers and service providers

  • Conduct follow-up / expedite delivery of contracts signed by the Authority

  • Implement Authority’s procurement policies and procedures

  • Serve both internal and external customers in accordance with the procurement procedures

  • Represent the Department in evaluation committees

  • Conduct market research and give guidance on matters related to market trends

  • Conduct periodic stock checks

  • Drafting departmental procurement plan

  • Implement procurement plan

  • Coordinate disposal of stores and act as secretariat to the disposal committee

  • Disseminate procurement policies and procedures to other departments

  • Compile documentation and liaise with the Finance department for payments.

  • Maintain an up to date list of registered suppliers and service providers

  • Prepare bidding documents in liaison with the user departments

  • Develop departmental performance reports

  • Liaise with ICT department on posting of
    tenders on relevant platforms

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

    Academic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in procurement/ Purchasing and supply or social sciences

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to Professional Bodies

  • Diploma in procurement/supply chain management from a recognized institution

  • A member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM)

  • Certificate in computer applications skills

    Previous Relevant Work Experience Required

  • Served in the grade of procurement officer for a minimum of three (3) years at IPOA or six (6) years in a comparable and relevant position in the public or private sector.

    Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

    Functional Skills:

  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Supervisory skills

    Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Transparency and accountability
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Team player
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Resilience
  • Independence

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; IPOA Senior Procurement Jobs in Kenya

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